Elizabeth, could you tell us what *shape* you want this veil to be?
(I don't 'do' the cote era, so I'm asking you for further
I'm not sure, either, what you mean by dorky looking: sometimes, this
is just what someone thinks when he or she has yet to become
accustomed to seeing him- or herself in that style of garb/headgear,
sort of like newcomers who've never been to an event or a meeting
before and have never had to wear garb before feel terribly self-
conscious, until they ealize *everyone* is in garb and that they fit
A number of veils are just rectangles of fabric, to wit, those worn
by nuns---although that could have changed a bit, apart from the
length of veils along with those of the habits, since the Second
Vatican Council (1962-1965).
Are you wanting a circular veil? An oval? An oblong?
Please help us out a bit, here.
Yseult the Gentle
--- In SCA-Garb@yahoogroups.com, "Elizabeth" <vividak@...> wrote:
But I cannot seem to find anything on how exactly to make the
> veil. All of the veils that I have attempted to make have come out
> either too short or just plain dorky looking.
> I need a pattern that is idiot proof and shows exactly how to cut